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London - 64 international fashion companies have set a total of 143 targets to help accelerate the industry’s transition to a circular fashion system. Leading companies, ranging from Bestseller and H&M to Kering and Inditex have shown their commitment to sustainability after signing the 2020 Circular Fashion System Commitment and released their individual targets for circularity to the public online this week.
Brunello Cucinelli, the Italian fashion businessman behind the eponymous high-end label, has sold a 6 percent stake in the fashion company and raised about 100 million euros for his family’s charitable foundation.
Seating systems provider Adient, spun off from Johnson Controls in 2016, has formed a new company with aircraft manufacturer Boeing. The new joint company, Adient Aerospace, will design and build airplane seats.
The Global Leather Coordinating Committee (GLCC), which brings together the three international leather organisations (the International Council of Tanners – ICT, the International Council of Hides, Skins and Leather Traders Associations – ICHSLTA, and the International Union of Leather Chemists and Technologists Societies – IULTCS), has issued a statement on Nike’s use of the term ‘Flyleather’.
The European footwear industry confederation CEC has issued for a call for stakeholders from the textile, clothing, leather and footwear (TCLF) sectors to express their opinion about the skills occupations that may arise from the rapid digital transformation of society and industries.